Man hospitalized after shooting outside pub in Coquitlam, BC: RCMP – BC

A man was taken to hospital with serious injuries after reports of a shooting in the parking lot of Coquitlam’s John B Neighborhood pub on Austin Avenue on Friday night.

Coquitlam RCMP said they responded to the scene just before 9:30 p.m. and found the man with gunshot wounds.

Witnesses told Global News that several shots were heard as dozens of people rushed into the pub for cover.

Police are still trying to locate the suspect and believe the incident is targeted.

It is unclear if this is related to the Lower Mainland gang conflict.

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Investigators are expected to be on site for several hours.

This is breaking news and will be updated when more information becomes available.

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